Little Blue Books showcased as Miners Hall Museum quarterly exhibit

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FRANKLIN, Kan. – Miners Hall Museum in Franklin, KS is proud to announce the 2019 Fourth Quarterly Exhibit, a Spirit of the Little Balkans Series, “Little Blue Books 100 Years!” opening October 1 and continuing through December 28, 2019. The exhibit is hosted by Linda Knoll. Linda is an educator,… Read More

Groundbreaking set for first storm shelter at a Kansas state park

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FARLINGTON, Kan. – Six years ago, Aggie Keesling had a dream, and that dream is about to come true. On Saturday, September 21, ground breaking for the new storm shelter, the first storm shelter at any state park in Kansas, will take place. All are invited to join in celebrating… Read More

August events

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The county fair continues, as does the Free Music on the Lake series. And festival season kicks into gear. Crawford County Fair The Rodeo is Wednesday, July 31, and Thursday, August 1; the Tractor Pull is Friday, August 2; and, the Demolition Derby is Saturday, August 3. If you… Read More

Travel generates $10 billion in Kansas

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This is National Travel & Tourism Week, a celebration of a growing sector in the Kansas economy. In Kansas, travel is a $10 billion industry, sustaining more than 94,000 jobs across the state – with 2,000 leisure/hospitality jobs in Crawford County alone. “Tourism plays an extremely important role in the Crawford County economy,” said… Read More

Foundation honoring #9 Dylan Meier to celebrate 9th 5K run

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Get Busy Livin’ announces its 9th Annual 5K Run, Friendship Walk and Kids Fest to begin at 8:30 am on May 11, 2019 at Hutchinson Field, Pittsburg, Kansas. Details for runner sign ups can be found at our website www.getbusylivin.org Each year we select a slogan to reflect upon throughout… Read More

Live music on the lake returns to Crawford State Park

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FARLINGTON, Kan. – Live music returns to Crawford State Park each Friday beginning May 17. Musicians perform at 6 p.m. at Lake View Cafe, either from the patio or from the deck overlooking the lake. Performers for the 2019: May 17 – Johnnie Zibert Polka Band with Gerald Azember; May… Read More

Pumpkin Patches open for 2018

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Three pumpkin patches are now open in Crawford County, Kansas, and each provide something different for visitors. Hickory Creek Farms 426 South 30th St, McCune Website | Facebook Enjoy 6-acre corn maze, 4 acres of pumpkins, barrel train, Pumpkin Playground, Critter Coral & real live animal races (2p… Read More

NCBA D2 World Series

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Congratulations to San Diego State on their 2018 National Club Baseball Association (NCBA) Division II World Series Championship. The Crawford County Convention and Visitors Bureau was proud to bring this event to Pittsburg for the fourth year in a row. We look forward to hosting the World Series again in… Read More

Fishing For a Good Time

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Crawford County is Crawling with Outdoor Adventures On an early spring day that seemed made for fishing, Tom Pebley, of Kansas City, cast his lure into one of the more than 1,000 strip pits that dot Crawford County. The blue Kansas sky above was picture perfect: White clouds dotted it,… Read More